• Bill Cosby accusers settle defamation suit with insurer; imprisoned star maintains his innocence

    Bill Cosby is at the center of a confusing civil suit. A civil defamation lawsuit filed by seven women against Cosby has been settled according to the plantiffs’ lawyer and court documents. However, both Cosby and his lawyer deny the comedian’s involvement in the settlement. Cosby is currently serving a three- to 10-year prison sentence on three counts of aggravated indecent assault. While his sentence is tied to the 2004

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    Daily Show star discovers drag persona with Bob the Drag Queen

    Jaboukie Young-White got a full drag makeover from Bob The Drag Queen—and he slayed. The two got together for a video for the queer magazine them to live their drag fantasies and deliver a few laughs. The 11-minute video features the two talking about being queer, coming out, doing comedy, and what PC culture means to them all while Bob beats Young-White’s face for the gods. A correspondent on The Daily

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    Roseanne Barr, Stephen Colbert, and 9 other comedians who ran for office

    A comedian might become the next president of Ukraine. Volodymyr Zelenskiy is one of the 39 candidates to throw their name into a crowded presidential race, which will most likely culminate in a runoff election on April 21. Zelenskiy is in the lead with an estimated 30.6 percent of the vote according to exit polls in contrast to the incumbent’s Petro Poroshenko estimated 17.8 percent. Zelenskiy is well known in

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    Chris Rock jokes on Jussie Smollett: What the hell was he thinking?

    Chris Rock is making headlines for his jokes at the 50th NAACP Image Awards Saturday Night. While black-ish’s Anthony Anderson hosted the awards show, Rock stole focus with his jokes about Jussie Smollett. Smollett received a nomination this year for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role on Empire. However, after recent news broke that Smollett allegedly reported a hate crime that never took place (charges have

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    SNL recap: Sandra Oh makes writing a cheque an Emmy-worthy performance

    Sandra Oh stopped by SNL to host for her first time Saturday night. Oh became just the third Asian woman to host the show in its 44 seasons. While most of the time, Oh was confined to playing the straight woman, she got to step out and showcase herself in a couple of sketches. The Killing Eve star generally seemed a little nervous throughout the show but seemed to try

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    John Oliver stars in Dave Hill music video…whether he wants to or not

    John Oliver popped up in a surprising place this week: the new music video from Dave Hill’s band, Valley Lodge. The band released a new video for their song Come Back to Bed on Thursday. Valley Lodge is a rock band that features Hill, Rob Pfeiffer, Phil Costello, and Eddie Eyeball. The band might best be known for their song Go, which is the intro song for Last Week Tonight.

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    Comedy Central gives Jordan Klepper another chance with new docuseries

    Jordan Klepper is coming back to Comedy Central with a brand new docuseries that takes him out from behind the news desk and onto the front lines. His new show, Klepper, debuts May 9 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT and Comedy Central just released the first trailer. Klepper previously hosted Comedy Central’s The Opposition which featured Klepper playing an alt-right talking head in the style of The Colbert Report. Comedy Central

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    Tiffany Haddish, Netflix highlighting diverse comedians in stand-up showcase series

    Tiffany Haddish is partnering with Netflix for a new curated stand-up series. The series, called Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready, will feature six half-hour sets from up-and-coming stand-up comedians. Haddish hand-picked the group of comics: Chaunté Wayans, April Macie, Tracey Ashley, Aida Rodriguez, Flame Monroe, and Marlo Williams. After each set, Haddish shares stories about how she met the comedian in the scene or while working in TV. She’ll also

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    Top 20 Family Guy episodes according to Seth MacFarlane

    Family Guy is turning 20 and TBS is celebrating with a marathon. On April 15, the network will play Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane’s 20 most favorite episodes. The marathon is set to start at 10:30 a.m. and will run until 10:00 p.m. The Family Guy marathon starts with the Season 2 episode Road to Rhode Island and will finish with Season 10’s Back to the Pilot. After the marathon,

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    7 All That sketches millennials still love

    All That is coming back; ’90s kids rejoice! Last month, Nickelodeon announced the iconic sketch show for kids will return. Former All That cast member, and current SNL star, Kenan Thompson will executive produce and have a hand in the reboot’s direction. The original All That ran from 1994 to 2005 and gave kids their own sketch comedy show a la Saturday Night Live. While it’s been over a decade since

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    8 Canadian comedians you didn’t know you need to watch

    As we explained this week, the Canadian Dream means making it in America. Some of today’s leading comedy voices are from the Great White North—something that couldn’t have happened if they stuck around home. Jim Carrey, Seth Rogen, Samantha Bee, and others have found huge success in the American entertainment industry. While many Canadian comedians come to the states seeking success, some are making Canada laugh. Americans are generally not very

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    Kevin Hart, Anthony Jeselnik, and more coming to Netflix in April

    Netflix just released a trailer for half of the new content coming to the streaming service in April. Unlike in past months, the trailer is not only subdivided by category but it also only covers what is coming to the platform from April 1 to 15. Don’t worry! If you can’t wait to learn about what awesome comedies are coming in the second half of April we have you covered.

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    High Maintenance gets fourth season delivery order at HBO

    High Maintenance is coming back for a fourth season. Only days after the third season finale aired on Sunday, HBO announced that they are renewing the stoner series. High Maintenance follows Ben Sinclair’s The Guy, a chill weed dealer as he interacts with various customers across Brooklyn. The show has generally been a critical darling and season three received high praise. While new characters are introduced in almost every episode,

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    6 WTF facts from Marc Maron’s 1,000th podcast episode

    WTF with Marc Maron put out its 1,000th episode this week. To celebrate, Maron and producer Brendan McDonald talked for over two-and-a-half hours about the origins of WTF, their podcasting processes, and, of course, President Barack Obama. They also answered a good amount of fan mail. There is no guest and, while Maron mentions that they tried to get a guest and the three people they asked said no, there

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